Formerly of Macks Creek; member of the Multiple Sclerosis Society

Cody Hodge, 61, formerly of Macks Creek, passed away Monday, July 19, 2010, at the Joliet Area Community Hospice House in Joliet, Ill. Funeral services will be a noon Saturday, July 24, 2010, at the Atkinson Chapel in Harrisonville with visitation from 11 a.m.-noon at the Atkinson Chapel.  Burial will be in Wills Cemetery, Peculiar, Mo.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society, 733 Third Ave, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10017 or the Joliet Area Community Hospice, 250 Water Stone Circle, Joliet, IL  60431.

Cody was born Jan. 16, 1949, in Lebanon, to Henry John and Mary Irene (Green) Hodge. He worked as a plant manager for Essex Wire & Cable.  He was a member of the Multiple Sclerosis Society.

He was preceded in death by his father.  He is survived by his son, Chad Hodge of Merriam, Kan.; his daughter, Melanie Glannon and her husband, Kevin, of Plainfield, Ill.;  his mother, Mary Hodge, of Camdenton; two brothers Kenneth Hodge of Macks Creek, and John Hodge and his wife, Gina, of Camdenton; three sisters, Dinah Alfaro of Columbia, Shirley Hanneman and her husband, Mike, of Raymore, and Linda Townsend and her husband, Edgar, of Clinton; and two granddaughters, Brett and Erin Glannon.

(Arr. Atkinson Funeral Home, Harrisonville, MO. 816-380-3268, online condolences to